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Lansing, Michigan, USA

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Lansing, Michigan, USA - Capitol Avenue
Lansing, Michigan, USA

Capitol Avenue
Lansing, Michigan, USA - High School and Carnegie Libary
Lansing, Michigan, USA

High School and Carnegie Libary
Lansing, Michigan, USA - Michigan Avenue Looking West, Lansing, Mich.
Lansing, Michigan, USA

Michigan Avenue Looking West, Lansing, Mich.

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1837 - Lansing, Michigan founded

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1847 - Lansing named State Capital; Dutch Calvinist separatists founded Holland, Michigan

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1879 - The state Capitol with its majestic dome was built in Lansing.

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News  1889 - A TERRIBLE ACCIDENT.
Lansing, Mich., Oct. 13. - While the wrecking crew was engaged in cleaing away the freight wreck on ...Read MORE...

News  1897 - August 21 – The Oldsmobile is founded in Lansing, Michigan by Ransom E. Olds.

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August 21, 1897
News  1904 - FOUR DEAD AS THE RESULT OF A HOTEL FIRE IN LANSING, MICHIGAN, ON THURSDAY NIGHT.
Lansing, Mich., April 29 - Four men are dead as the result of a fire that destroyed the Bryan block ...Read MORE...

1916
Lansing, a city, the capital of Michigan, is situated in Ingham co., on the Grand River, at the...Read MORE...

News  1920 - PRUDEN BUILDING DESTROYED BY FIRE. BIG OFFICE BUILDING IN LANSING BURNED TODAY - ONLY WALLS LEFT.
Lansing, Mich., Dec. 28. - Fire here today destroyed the Pradden office building, owned by former...Read MORE...

News  1929 - NEW BRIDGE AT LANSING COLLAPSES. STRUCTURE IN COURSE OF ERECTION SUDDENLY TOPPLES WITH FATAL RESULTS.
Lansing, Mich., April 12. - (UP) - Five men were believed to have been killed, two were injured and ...Read MORE...

1950 - May 01 - WJIM TV channel 6 in Lansing, MI (CBS) begins broadcasting

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1966 - August 07 - Race riot in Lansing Michigan

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Ancestors Who Were Born Here


Elder
flag  Theodore ELDER (1852, Lansing, Michigan, USA - 26 March 1871, Lansing, Michigan, USA)

Hall
flag  Eunice A. HALL (1855, Lansing, Michigan, USA - 9 September 1875, Lansing, Michigan, USA)
 

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